Torrance, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,209
Total Crimes
2,237.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-4.63%
Below National Average
246 out of 461
In California
6,181 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Torrance, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Torrance is 2,237.5 per 100,000 people. That's -4.63% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -13.31% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Torrance SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

How Does Torrance Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Torrance
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,209 2,237.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 3 2.1 5.6 6.5
Robbery 105 73.2 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 122 85.1 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 274 191.0 442.0 387.8
Burglary 378 263.6 369.7 314.2
Larceny 2,060 1,436.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 497 346.5 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 2,935 2,046.4 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Torrance

274
Violent Crimes
191.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-50.74%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 523.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Torrance is 191.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.74% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -56.78% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Torrance

2,935
Property Crimes
2,046.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
4.51%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 48.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Torrance is 2,046.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 4.51% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -4.32% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Torrance Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Torrance

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lakewood, CA 79,222 1,943 2,452.6 2,154.7 297.9
Redondo Beach, CA 66,729 1,589 2,381.3 2,131.0 250.3
Gardena, CA 59,385 1,593 2,682.5 2,229.5 453.0
Cerritos, CA 49,952 1,462 2,926.8 2,726.6 200.2
Cypress, CA 49,124 787 1,602.1 1,479.9 122.1
La Mirada, CA 48,144 790 1,640.9 1,449.8 191.1
Manhattan Beach, CA 35,190 830 2,358.6 2,227.9 130.7
Lawndale, CA 32,347 638 1,972.4 1,496.3 476.1
Lomita, CA 20,327 397 1,953.1 1,569.3 383.7
Hermosa Beach, CA 19,300 522 2,704.7 2,461.1 243.5
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